August 22, 2012

Senior briefs: Aug. 22, 2012


---- — Session today to explain Medicare

PLATTSBURGH — Clinton County Office for the Aging is sponsoring a session called “Pack Your Lunch and Spend the Day Learning the ABCs of Medicare.”

It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Clinton County Emergency Services, 16 Emergency Services Drive, Plattsburgh.

Guest speakers will discuss the basics of Social Security, Medicare and EPIC, as well as Medicare fraud.

For more information, call 565-4620. 

Computer classes for seniors to start up

PLATTSBURGH — In September, the computer classes that are presented by the Senior Citizens Computer Club will start a new Beginners Class.

Classes will be held at the Senior Center, Plattsburgh, from 9 to 11 a.m. each Monday and Wednesday.

The class involves 16 two-hour sessions and is designed to teach the attendee all the most used basic tasks on the computer. The cost is $1 per class.

People who want to attend should call the Senior Center 563-6180 and get their name on the class list. The estimated class start date is Sept. 5, and classes fill up quickly.

For more information on class content, call Ed Schiffler, 643-8575.